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Takata Finally Admits Airbag Defect, Issues 34 Million Car Recall

“Up until now Takata has refused to acknowledge that their airbags are defective. That changes today,” said U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx after an announcement by the auto parts supplier officially recalling 34 million vehicles in the U.S. After racking up over a million dollars in fines for lack of cooperation with U.S. government investigations...
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Takata Airbag Replacements: Are They Just as Dangerous?

As Takata works to remove defective airbags from millions of recalled vehicles, consumers are questioning whether the replacements are really safer than their dangerous predecessors, as the source of the erupting airbags has evaded investigators. While no definitive explanation has been cited as the cause of shrapnel-emitting airbag explosions, many believe that ammonium nitrate,...

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Recall Notice Too Late for Takata Airbag Victim

A Florida man received a recall notice from Honda Motor Co. more than 10 days after an accident that landed him in the hospital for emergency surgery to remove shrapnel from his neck after his recalled 2003 Honda Civic’s airbag exploded. The victim’s defective airbag was installed in a car that was part of...

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Takata Heightens Quality Control of Airbag Parts Suppliers

As Takata Corp. feverishly works to replace millions of defective airbag parts responsible for 5 deaths, dozens of other injuries, and the recall of 20 million vehicles around the world, stringent quality control measures have been placed on a group of its parts suppliers. Takata has been the source of a high-profile investigation by U.S....
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